For those of you in Elgin, Illinois who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 make...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 22, 2018
Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Elgin families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents j...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on April 17, 2018
Elgin area residents may remember when the U.S. government's "Cash for Clunkers" program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Elgin drivers want to h...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 08, 2018
The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Elgin drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people.Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong ...
Posted in Monitoring System
on April 01, 2018